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An optical deoxyribonucleic acid-based half-subtractor

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This study introduces an optical DNA-based logic circuit that mimics a half-subtractor. The system contains an Au-surface immobilized molecular-beacon molecule that serves as a dual-gate molecule and outputs two series of fluorescence signals following Boolean INH and XOR patterns after interacting with one or two single-stranded DNA molecules as input. To the best of our knowledge, the system reported herein is rather concise compared to other molecular logic gate systems.

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The article was received on 27 Jun 2013, accepted on 31 Jul 2013 and first published on 31 Jul 2013

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC44823A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 8860-8862
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    An optical deoxyribonucleic acid-based half-subtractor

    C. Yang, Y. Chen, H. Lin and C. Hsu, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 8860
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC44823A

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